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Building Smaller: DFT Adopts New Data Center Design

DuPont Fabros Technology will continue to build some of the largest data centers on the planet. But it will do so in smaller chunks. The developer says it is finalizing a new design that will deploy new wholesale data center space in smaller phases of about 4.5 megawatts. Read More

DuPont Fabros Scouting for Acquisitions

Data center developer DuPont Fabros Technology is exploring acquisitions, and in recent months has investigated deals with other providers in both the U.S. and Europe, as well as opportunities to acquire properties, company executives said yesterday.
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‘Super Wholesale’ Deals Boost Data Center Developers

Here's an aerial view of the enormous ACC5 and ACC6 data centers developed by DuPont Fabros. Both facilities house customers in "super wholesale" deals in which a single tenant leases large chunks of data center space. (Photo: DuPont Fabros Technology)

A new breed of customer is having a big impact on the bottom line for data center developers. The “super wholesale” category includes users with large Internet infrastructures who have previously built their own data centers, but are now looking to lease “plug-n-play” space from developers. Read More

Digital Realty, DFT: No Interruptions from Virginia Storm

Lightning has figured in several data center power incidents. But there are steps you can take to prepare (Source: NOAA).

Digital Realty Trust (DLR) and DuPont Fabros Technology (DFT said their data centers performed flawlessly during last weekend’s electrical storms in northern Virginia. Between them, the two companies operate more than 3.3 million square feet of data center space in 26 data centers across northern Virginia. Read More

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